A.C. “Doug” Douglass traveled to Sporty’s
headquarters on August 8, 2004, to pick up his winnings:
Sporty’s 2004 Skyhawk Sweepstakes airplane. Since Douglass is
a student pilot, he came with a flight instructor, Scott O'Brien,
who would fly the airplane back to Tallahassee while giving Doug
David Arend fought his plane all the way to the ground. His
Maule M5 suffered apparent engine failure over Alaska's
Resurrection Bay and he was trying to make an emergency landing on
a sandbar. But just 300 yards short of his target, the engine
failed and the aircraft plunged into the water.
Both American Airlines and United say they're willing to support
temporary caps on the number of flights they operate into and out
of Chicago's O'Hare International -- but they don't want to be the
A 35-year old cinematographer was killed Saturday while shooting
aerials in the Florida Keys.
Neal Fredericks, whose credits included "The Blair Witch Project,"
was working on another independent film, "Cross Bones."
Air traffic controllers from the Albuquerque Air Route Traffic
Control Center will discuss the serious controller shortages facing
their facility and the potential travel and safety concerns
associated with having too few eyes handling planes.
Marking the first anniversary of the A700's debut at Oshkosh in
July 2003 and the third showing of the A500 centerline twin, Adam
Aircraft took a record nine orders for its two aircraft models
during EAA AirVenture 2004.
The death of a Department of the Air Force civilian in Iraq
August 8th brings attention to some of the unsung heroes of the war
effort: thousands of Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy
civilian employees who have voluntarily put themselves in harm's
way to support the war on terror.
AD NUMBER: 2004-16-12
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2004-16-12
SUMMARY: This amendment supersedes three existing
airworthiness directives (AD); applicable to certain Boeing Model
767-200, -300, and -300F series airplanes.